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The cycle of ham

January 3, 2019

With the whole family coming in for the holidays, heaven forbid we’d run low on food. One of the provisions was a large spiral sliced ham, at a terrific price. I tossed it in the freezer. That was a month or two ago. Since then, that slowly dwindling ...

Supreme Court of Florida weighs in on judges using social media

January 3, 2019

By Nicole Black BridgeTower Media Newswires Whether judges should use social media has been a contentious issue for some time now. Early on, the consensus seemed to be that it was problematic for judges to do so, but over time that’s changed. For example, ...

An eye-opener on leading in life and law

January 3, 2019

By Lewis N. Segall BridgeTower Media Newswires Whether you are working at one of the largest corporate law firms in the world, a more regional firm, or a boutique that specializes in a niche area of law practice, the modern pressures and demands on attorneys ...

Borrowing and the art of trial advocacy

January 3, 2019

By Judge F. Dennis Saylor IV Daniel Small BridgeTower Media Newswires In every walk of life, there are unwritten rules that must be learned through experience, observation or training. So it is with trial practice. You can learn the rules of evidence and the ...

Five things clients want from firms for free

January 3, 2019

Matt Prinn RFP Advisory Group In most request for proposals that deal with the overall client-law firm relationship (as opposed to a matter-specific RFP), you will see questions asking law firms about “value-added” services. By value-added, they ...

Ceremonies take on lasting flavor for newlyweds

January 3, 2019

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief Over the past two years, I’ve attended a half-dozen weddings, some of them involving friends of my son, who at nearly 37 years of age is still enjoying the freedom of bachelorhood. If and when he decides to get ...